Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
The Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) major requires a minimum of 120 total hours to graduate. This total includes Liberal Arts Core requirements (pages xxx-xxx) and the following specified major requirements, plus electives to complete the minimum of 120 hours. Liberal Arts Core courses included in major program requirements are distinguished by italics.
English: literature core-at least one course from each group.....9 hours
Note: 620:053 may be used for b or c but not both.
Electives in TESOL/Applied Linguistics.....3 hours
Electives in literature or TESOL/Applied Linguistics.....3 hours
Note: International students must have achieved a TOEFL paper-based score of 600 or computer-based score of 250 or the equivalent in order to demonstrate their proficiency in English.
It is strongly recommended that native speakers of English majoring in TESOL programs demonstrate a basic competence in a foreign language either by obtaining at least a C grade in the second semester of a language course or by passing a proficiency examination.